Children whose schools teach about making healthy eating choices tend to show a reduced trend toward obesity, more so than physical activity.
A study out of the U. of IL suggests that encouraging students to drink water during lunch at school could cut their risks of becoming overweight.
Adults today don’t think kids are as healthy as those in their own generation back in the day, citing obesity, safety, bullying, etc.
The added tax of 1 cent per ounce on sugar-sweetened beverages in Cook Co., IL, will end on Dec. 1. Is it a good move or not?
You may extend your expected lifespan by staying shape, not engaging in bad habits like smoking, and by continuing to study and learn after school.
The CDC says in 2015-16, more Americans were obese than ever in the history of a national survey, up about one-third over 16 years.
Kids who are obese often develop poor eating habits during adolescents, and those habits get worse when they’re around violence.
Children of obese parents are more likely to fail tests of fine motor skills and personal-social skills than those of normal-weight parents.
Watching too much TV has been linked to health problems like obesity and poor diet, but more and more, those screens are on smartphones. Same issues.
Student-athletes were found to have similar rates of obesity and high blood pressure readings as the general adolescent population.